Direct Capital | Blog 2017-08-15T13:02:23Z http://blog.directcapital.com/feed/atom/ WordPress Lindsay Martin <![CDATA[Powerful Small Business Owners Have These 5 Traits]]> http://blog.directcapital.com/?p=15313 2017-08-14T17:35:22Z 2017-08-15T13:02:23Z Reading Time: 2 minutesOperating a small business is no small job. Small business owners face constant challenges while planning for and leading their businesses. Without a strong leader, [...]]]> Lindsay Martin <![CDATA[4 Strategies to Improve Your Franchise Leadership Skills]]> http://blog.directcapital.com/?p=15299 2017-07-26T13:42:41Z 2017-07-26T14:02:52Z Reading Time: 2 minutesLeadership is a primary component among the many ingredients that make up a successful business. Franchisees in particular can benefit from focusing on leadership as [...]]]> FrancescaAudia <![CDATA[What It Means to Be Point Blank]]> http://blog.directcapital.com/?p=15290 2017-07-20T20:21:26Z 2017-07-20T20:21:26Z Reading Time: 1 minutesIn the business world, it’s better to be upfront with your customers instead of beating around the bush. People would rather be over informed and [...]]]> Lindsay Martin <![CDATA[Money Habits to Help Build Your Business]]> http://blog.directcapital.com/?p=15285 2017-07-10T12:46:38Z 2017-07-10T13:03:10Z Reading Time: 2 minutes  Every entrepreneur starting a company begins with big dreams of success, but without steadfast determination and careful attention to expenses, the chance of failure [...]]]> Lindsay Martin <![CDATA[Tips for Making the Most of This Summer]]> http://blog.directcapital.com/?p=15275 2017-06-16T19:09:15Z 2017-06-19T13:05:44Z Reading Time: 2 minutesMost people will tell you that summer is a time for enjoying the outdoors, spending time with friends and family, and relaxing. Savvy small business [...]]]> Lindsay Martin <![CDATA[5 Tips to Kick Start Your Day]]> http://blog.directcapital.com/?p=15271 2017-06-12T13:38:15Z 2017-06-14T13:01:58Z Reading Time: 2 minutesEveryone knows that waking up on the wrong side of the bed can lead you to a frustrating day. On the other hand, getting a [...]]]> Rebecca Cater <![CDATA[Financing, It’s For More Than Just Equipment]]> http://blog.directcapital.com/?p=15232 2017-04-25T13:38:23Z 2017-06-12T13:30:15Z Reading Time: 3 minutesWhen it comes time to invest in new equipment for your business, oftentimes all the costs associated with it can seem daunting. But they don’t [...]]]> Lindsay Martin <![CDATA[5 Signs Your Business is Poised for Growth]]> http://blog.directcapital.com/?p=15259 2017-06-01T13:54:08Z 2017-06-01T14:00:32Z Reading Time: 2 minutesAs a small business owner, you are responsible for making complicated decisions constantly. Whether it’s day-to-day management of employees or company equipment, or larger decisions [...]]]> Rebecca Cater <![CDATA[A Guide to Credit Approval]]> http://blog.directcapital.com/?p=15235 2017-04-25T13:52:17Z 2017-05-15T13:30:54Z Reading Time: 2 minutesThere is a general misconception that FICO score is the only deciding factor when being considered for a business loan.  In reality lenders consider many [...]]]> Rebecca Cater <![CDATA[What Constitutes a ‘Good Rate’?]]> http://blog.directcapital.com/?p=15228 2017-04-25T13:27:55Z 2017-05-08T13:30:12Z Reading Time: 2 minutesKnow What Constitutes a ‘Good Rate’ Financing can seem overwhelming even to the best small business owners, but good lenders are here to help. A [...]]]>